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Director - Admissions - Behavioral Health - West Coast more...
Location:Temecula, CA
Company:Universal Health Services, Inc. - Corporate Office
First posted:February 12, 2021


*This position will support UHS Behavioral Health Hospitals throughout the Western United States


One of the nation’s largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, our annual revenues were $11.4 billion in 2019. In 2020, UHS was again recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; in 2019, ranked #293 on the Fortune 500; and in 2017, listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 90,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 328 behavioral health facilities, 42 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 37 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.


The UHS Corporate Clinical Services Department is hiring a dynamic Divisional Director of Behavioral Health - Admissions.  This responsibilities of this position consist of providing support to the Intake and Marketing departments of the Behavioral Health facilities. Specifically, performing analysis of the operations of the Intake departments and offering feedback for improving systems in order to allow the Intake departments to operate successfully.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Perform data analysis and on site observation of facility Intake operations; and providing direction for ongoing maintenance and improvement of assessment, referral, and admission systems in order to ensure excellence in customer service and effective systems for patient access to care.
  • Maintain regular communications with facility CEO's and Intake Directors to monitor departmental functioning and to resolve issues in a timely fashion
  • Assist Intake Directors with identification of opportunities for improvement within their departments and assist with development of new systems, drafting of policies, restructuring of staff, etc. to improve operations.
  • Develop and monitor action plans for process improvement within the intake departments Support the facility CEO’s in recruitment, hiring and orientation of Intake Directors and staff.
  • Provide orientation and ongoing training to Intake Directors and staff Work closely with other corporate support departments including Operations, Business Development, Clinical, and Risk, and address any areas of concern or non-compliance with facility Intake Director and CEO
  • Communicate and share intake operations best practices among facilities across the division to ensure that all of our Intake departments are demonstrating continual process improvements



Bachelor's degree with 8 - 10 years' experience.

  • Qualified candidates must have a minimum of 5 years' experience as an Intake/Admissions Director within a Behavioral Health setting, as well as multi-facility management of Intake operations
  • Candidates must be located within close proximity of a major U.S. airport for travel once COVID restrictions are lifted

This opportunity provides a rewarding career, challenging and rewarding work environment as well as growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries, including competitive compensation, excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan, and 401k with company match.


EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.


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